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JDAS 135
John Deere Tractor Performance


Credits: 1
Clock Hours per Quarter: 15

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:5    Lab Hours:10


Description
Provides proper performance of John Deere agricultural tractors. Techniques and procedures for determining percentage of tractor slippage and ballast are demonstrated, practiced and corrections made in actual field conditions. Dynamometer operation, test procedures, and safety are demonstrated.   Student may not earn credit for both JDAS 135 and JD 135.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Perform proper ballasting adjustments to a tractor depending on type of implement, field conditions, and customer needs.
  • Perform dynamometer test and evaluate engine performance.

  • Course Topics
  • Tractor engine performance
  • Field performance

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JDAS 135
    Fall 2008
    0664
    Del Wilde
    JDAS 135
    Fall 2006
    0664
    Del Wilde
    JDAS 135
    Fall 2004
    0664
    Del Wilde
    JDAS 135
    Fall 2002
    2662
    Del Wilde



    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.